David William King is an entrepreneur and businessperson who founded Eastern Star Gas Ltd., Sapex Ltd. and Gas2Grid Ltd. and who has been at the head of 10 different companies. Presently, Dr. King is Independent Non-Executive Chairman of Litigation Capital Management Ltd., Non-Executive Chairman of African Petroleum Corp. Ltd. and Non-Executive Chairman at Cellmid Ltd.
He is also Member of Australian Society of Exploration Geophysicists, Member of The Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia and Member of Society of Exploration Geophysicists and on the board of 6 other companies.
In his past career Dr. King was Non-Executive Chairman of Forbes Ventures, Chief Executive Officer at Beach Energy Ltd. and Chief Executive Officer for Claremont Petroleum NL (a subsidiary of Beach Energy Ltd.), Independent Non-Executive Director at BIG Un Ltd., Chairman of Robust Resources Ltd., Non-Executive Director at Eastern Star Gas Ltd., Managing Director at Normandy NFM Ltd., Director at Gas2Grid Ltd. and Director at Sapex Ltd.
He received a doctorate from Australian National University, an undergraduate degree from the University of East Anglia, a graduate degree from The Royal School of Mines and a graduate degree from Imperial College London.